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R.I.P. Steve Jobs

#68768 3 years ago
Thank you for changing the world for the better. You will be missed.
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Terrapin Sedation
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Re: R.I.P. Steve Jobs

#68960 3 years ago
Here is a fascinating obit/bio of Jobs.

Heaven....Is there an App for that?


You'll all like this part:

The turmoil in those sixties was also part of his make-up. “We wanted to more richly experience why were we were alive,” he said of his generation, “not just make a better life, and so people went in search of things. The great thing that came from those that time was to realize that there was definitely more to life than the materialism of the late 50’s and early sixties. We were going in search of something deeper.”

He went to Reed, a well-regarded liberal arts school known as a hippie haven, but dropped out after a semester, choosing to audit courses informally. (Including a class on calligraphy that would come in very handy in later years.) Jobs also took LSD in those years, and would claim that those experiences affected his outlook permanently and positively. After leaving Oregon, he traveled to India. All of these experiences had an effect on the way he saw the world — and the way he would make products to change that world.
Last Edit: 3 years ago by Terrapin Sedation.
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